Students discover the concept of bioluminescence. They identify marine animals who have use this and why. They work together to test the function of bioluminescence as camouflage.
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Bioluminescence 2009: Living Light on the Deep Sea Floor Expedition - Now You See Me, Now You Don't
Students examine bioluminescence and camouflage of deep sea creatures. In this deep sea creatures lesson, students investigate the visible and near-visible light spectrum. They work in small groups to complete a light, color, and...
5th - 6th Science
New Review Nature's Living Fireworks!
Seventy-five percent of ocean species create their own light. Bioluminescence stars in an enlightening biology video that takes a look at some cool species. From fireflies to deep sea creatures, the video explores the process,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
8 Incredible Deep Sea Oddities!
The pressure at the bottom of the ocean is 10,000 times that at sea level. Scholars go under the sea as they learn about organisms found in the deep ocean waters. From angler fish to deep sea jellies that bioluminescence, viewers see...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
These Carnivorous Worms Catch Bugs by Mimicking the Night Sky
Have you ever wanted to lay inside a cave and look up at thousands of stars twinkling? Caves in New Zealand have glow worms that mimic the night sky in order to confuse their prey. This allows the worms to trap their prey and eat them...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Brilliance of Bioluminescence
Illuminate the darkest corners of your marine biology or life science class with this feature about bioluminescence. Viewers see that luciferase and luciferin combine in a cool, light-producing reaction. This adaptation helps glowing...
4 mins 4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable